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World Languages and Cultures

Resources useful for research on world languages and cultures, including foreign languages & literature.

Library of Congress Classification for Language and Literature (for selected foreign languages)

  • Arabic 
    • PJ 6001 - PJ 8999 / Language and literature
  • French
    • PC 2001 - PC 3761 / French Language
    • PQ 1 - PQ 3999 / French Literature
  • German
    • PF 3001 – PF 5999 / German Language
    • PT 1- 4999 / German Literature
  • Japanese
    • PL 500 – 899 / Japanese Language and Literature
  • Russian
    • PG 2001 – PG 3999 / Russian Language and Literature
  • Spanish
    • PC 4001 - PC 4977 / Spanish Language
    • PQ 6001 - PQ 8929 / Spanish Literature

Books with these call number ranges are located on N3 (north wing, 3rd floor)

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

(Call numbers preceded with “R” are reference books and are located in S1, near the Research Help Desk & Information Arcade.)